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If You're Trying To Make Friends At Work, Take 5 Minutes In The Break Room Every Day To Conjure Up Images Of Dancing Dollar Bills: Harvard Business Review

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Our research, focused on the workplace context, finds that simple thoughts of money can reinforce ostracized employees’ perceived belonging in the organization. Such perceptions lead ostracized employees to maintain, rather than withdraw, their prosocial tendencies at work. [HBR via Matt Levine]

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